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Graffiti Meets Japanese Folk Art in Colorful Multimedia Murals

Muralist and painter Boy Kong draws from a variety of artistic wells for his multimedia works.<p>In the work of muralist and painter Boy Kong, graffiti and Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock art brush up against each other. While he brings Japan's traditional "pictures of the floating world" into the work, …

On colors, art and eyes: An art historian and ophthalmologist explains how it works - Scope

As the mama of a toddler, I'm a first-rate color spotter. "Look!" I say enthusiastically. "Could you get the <i>yellow</i> cup?" Or the blue block, the red …

Muslim Artist's Dreamy Nude Self-Portraits Show The Power Of Self-Love

“I think I’ve spent like 90% of my life trying to accept that I’m a female and that’s OK."<p>Growing up in Pakistan, it was virtually impossible for artist Hiba Schahbaz to find a woman to pose nude as her subject. And so she took on the job herself.<p>As a preteen, Schahbaz stood naked before her …

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Philm turns boring selfies into works of art

Ever wanted an app to paint you like one of its French girls? No? When you see what Philm can do, you will!<p>What is it?<p>Philm is a photo-editing app which modifies your photos and videos to look like different kinds of artwork — kind of like Prisma. The series of filters available are an art lover’s …

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Encrypted email service ProtonMail now supports Tor to thwart meddling governments

Encrypted email service ProtonMail is doubling down on its privacy credentials today with the news that it will now allow users to connect their email accounts through the Tor network.<p>Founded out of CERN in Switzerland back in 2013, ProtonMail launched globally last year with the promise of …

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How Can You Tell a Good Drummer from a Bad Drummer?: Ringo Starr as Case Study

Yesterday Josh Jones made the case for appreciating the subtle genius of Ringo Starr. And as if to second that, Dirk K. sent this video (above) our …

Sci-fi and Ancient Cultures Collide in Modern Mixed-Media Works

New York-based artist Huma Bhabha magpies old and new to connect the contemporary with the archaic.<p><i>In the Shadow of the Sun 2016 Cork, styrofoam, acrylic paint, oil stick. Photo courtesy Stephen Friedman Gallery</i><p>Everything from Giacometti to classic sci-fi and horror movies, Cambodia's ancient …

From Basquiat to Duchamp: Learn More About the Famous W...

Image: i-DTranscending his transformative music, David Bowie is regarded as an artistic innovator that greatly impacted the visual arts in a way no …

David Bowie

Bob Dylan Pens Rare Essay, Offers Virtual Tour of Painting Exhibition

Bob Dylan’s paintings of American landscapes are being exhibited in London’s Halcyon Gallery. The show is called “The Beaten Path,” and Dylan has written an introduction to the exhibition in a rare essay published by <i>Vanity Fair</i>. In the piece, the Nobel Prize winner remembers moments from his past …

Centrelink and class war

I haven’t telephoned Centrelink in over three years, but I still have a conditioned reaction of immediate panic whenever I hear the Centrelink hold …

Pablo Picasso: Muses, It Men

Portrait of Pablo Picasso by Yousuf Karsh, 1954<p>Portrait of Pablo Picasso in this potter's workshop by Robert Doisneau, Vallauris, 1952<p>Pablo Picasso</i> …

Pablo Picasso

Impressionist Paintings of American Natural Parks

The natural parks that are situated on the U.S soil overflow with surprises and resources that the American painter Erin Hanson managed to capture …

Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey Rendered in the Style of Picasso; Blade Runner in the Style of Van Gogh

And now for something a little different.<p>Over on his Tumblr, "The Professional Dork," Bhautik Joshi has posted <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> "rendered in the …

2001: A Space Odyssey Is Even Crazier After Running it Through Google's Neural Network

Mother of god that’s cool-looking.<p>If it weren’t for the DMCA I’d love to watch the whole movie like this—Kubrick’s expert use of color be damned. But …

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn …

People are casually comparing Snapchat's CEO to Pablo Picasso

Recode published an extensive profile of Snapchat founder and CEO Evan Spiegel on Monday.<p>One of the most interesting details though is that the …

Pablo Picasso

A different side of Picasso, artist and beast

A rare, complete look at his masterpiece 1930s prints<p>Mention Picasso and the first image conjured up is a cubist jumble, or maybe something in the …

Bunch Of Women Who’ve Been Around The Block Discussed The Merits Of Big Boobs

Big boobs are a blessing and a curse. While they attract the male gaze and provide a really comfy pillow, they get in the way of exercise and don’t …

The Evolution of the Kim Kardashian Naked Instagram Selfie

#liberated.<p>Long before Kim's black-bar naked selfie started an Internet-wide debate in March, she'd posted several other nude selfies to make statements about her life. They've introduced her post-baby body, they've squashed fake pregnancy rumors, and they've given us a glimpse of just how much Kim …

Sex, psychos and sharks: did Britart change the world?

Now establishment figures, the YBAs were enfants terribles when they first caused a sensation, so why was their work deemed so revolutionary?<p>Twenty-five years ago Damien Hirst put a 13ft tiger shark in a tank of formaldehyde and Marc Quinn created a frozen cast of his head from nine pints of his …

Stereoscopic GIFs Get Trippy Makeovers with Neural Network Imaging

The artistic duo The Current Sea let a neural network work its magic on 3D wiggle GIFs.<p>Stereoscopic photography, a type of primitive 3D imaging and proto-GIF, dates back to the 1800s. Also called wiggle stereoscopy, or wiggle 3D, the technique makes for some great animated GIFs. Now The Current …

Celebrate All Things Kawaii With This Electrifying Japanese Commercial

An exuberant ad invites you to revel in kawaii culture—and it’s all to sell soup.<p>“Absolutely anything that’s tiny is endearing,” wrote 10th-century Japanese author Sei Shōnagon in her definition of the term "kawaii." This concept of innocent cuteness has become a huge part of pop culture in Japan, …

This Guy Became A Huge Meme Because He Looks Like Vincent Van Gogh

OK, so he has both ears, but this is still insane.<p>"I remember the first time I was like, 'No, never,' but then it was all the time."<p>"I was home for Christmas in North Carolina and we were at a bar in small town and one of my friends kind of looked at me and said, 'I think that lady at the bar is …

On the Street…Avenue de Friedland, Paris

Amanda Charchian Photographs Female Nudes Around the World

We caught up with the artist about her intimate new book, 'Pheromone Hotbox.'<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators and contains adult content.</b><p>Amanda Charchian celebrates the female nude in her new book, <i>Pheromone Hotbox</i>. From 2012 to 2015 the LA-based photographer traveled the world, shooting …

Articles about micro and modular two our favorite things come together bay area on Dwell.com - Dwell

Woodworking techniques meet 21st-century production in a bicoastal collaboration.<p>This bisected 17th-century house in the Swiss Alps transforms into a 970-square-foot home for a British designer and his family.<p>We're on the hunt for homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area to feature in an upcoming …

​Jackson Pollock's black period

<i>Few modern artists have been more acclaimed than Jackson Pollock, who died sixty years ago this coming August. One period of his career has tended to</i> …

Artist's 100 paintings found in attic in Porthcawl

<b>A new exhibition is aiming to showcase a long-forgotten Welsh artist after 100 previously-unknown paintings were found in the attic of his family home.</b><p>During the 1920s John Cyrlas Williams was touted as the "real thing" by his patron, the Liberal politician Winifred Coombe-Tennant.<p>But by the age of …

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